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WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Feb. 2-3, We Can Lead hosted over 200 small and medium sized business leaders from 20 states to advocate for passage of comprehensive energy and climate legislation. These business leaders from Alaska to Arkansas, from South Carolina to Minnesota, attended over 70 Capitol Hill meetings to deliver the message that strong policies, clear market signals and a declining cap on carbon emissions are needed to drive the transition to a new energy economy. The business leaders with also meet with key leaders such as Energy Secretary Chu, Commerce Secretary Locke, Senators Reid, Graham, Murkowski, LeMieux, Bayh and Stabenow and were featured in several publications.

Clean-Energy Execs to Descend on Capitol Hill (The Hill)
Republican Rebuffs Energy-Only Bill Approach (Point Carbon)
Sen. Graham Slams Push for a "Half-Assed Energy Bill" (Greenwire)
Ohio Business Leaders Talk Energy Policy in D.C. (Ohio Public News Service)
Energy Bill Equals Opportunity for Ag (The Great Falls Tribune)
State Group Lobbies for Climate Legislation (Knoxville News)
Graham Calls Energy-Only Idea "Half-Assed" (The New Republic)
"The Chinese Don't Need 60 Votes" (Salon)

About We Can Lead

We Can Lead is a partnership of the Clean Economy Network, Inc. and Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP). For more on We Can Lead, visit wecanlead.org

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